Resources for Restoring Vintage Sewing Machines

I’ve written a few posts about restoring vintage sewing machines, which have proved to be fairly popular. In this post, I’ll list all of the resources related to restoring vintage sewing machines that I’ve found Keep Reading

Singer 281-1 Restoration: Cleaning, Adjusting, and Repl...

In this post, I’ll show you how to restore a vintage Singer 281-1 industrial sewing machine. These sewing machines were often used in factories, and there are a lot of them still in circulation. They Keep Reading

Betsy Ross Vintage Toy Sewing Machine Guide

Previously, I’ve posted about my vintage sewing machine collection, and recently I expended it by adding two vintage toy sewing machines. They look identical, but they’re different brands. One is the iconic and popular Betsy Keep Reading

White Rotary Sewing Machine: What Needle to Use

In this post, I’m going to cover some of the issues encountered when you find a cool vintage sewing machine, but you’re not sure what parts it takes. Specifically, I’m going to delve into White Rotary Keep Reading

Brimfield Review: Vintage Sewing and Crafting Finds

Brimfield: it’s the largest outdoor antique show in the US (or so it says on their website). There are fields upon fields of antique dealers, and there’s no single space to find vintage sewing/craft supplies. There are Keep Reading

How to Make a Plus Size Circle Skirt

In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the process of creating a plus size circle skirt using a vintage fabric panel. These panels are a little difficult to find, so I’ll give you some alternative Keep Reading